Season Calendar

2017-2018 – Our 25th Season

All concerts are at St Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, 10030 Third Street, Sidney, BC. Info and reserved door tickets available by calling (250) 480-1133.
Concert No. 1 • Music with a Twist
F.J. Haydn – Symphony No. 45 in F sharp minor, The Farewell, Hob. 1:45
L. Mozart – Toy Symphony
A. Vivaldi – Concerto for Flute in D major, “Il Gardellino”, RV 428 (The Goldfinch)
Concert, 2:30 pm, Sunday, November 12, 2017

A delightful afternoon of entertaining music with extra musical programs. Listen to a goldfinch, tap along to the toys, and then watch the orchestra disappear.

Concert No. 2 • The Elegant Oboe
J.S. Bach – Concerto for Oboe d’amore in A major, BWV 1055
D. Cimarosa – Concerto for Oboe in D minor
Russell Bajer – oboe & oboe d’amore
Stephen Brown – Concerto for Two Cellos, The Big Twin
Joyce Ellwood & Laura Backstrom – cello.
Concert, 2:30 pm, Sunday, January 14, 2018
Russell Bajer – oboe soloist, joins the orchestra for an afternoon of refined Baroque oboe concertos and elegant string orchestral music. And back by many special requests, Stephen Brown – Concerto for Two Cellos, The Big Twin, Joyce Ellwood & Laura Backstrom – cello.
Concert No. 3 • Young Soloists with the SCO
Five to eight young Soloists will be chosen to perform with the orchestra
Concert, 2:30 pm, Sunday, March 4, 2018
Concert No. 4 • Duelling Pianos
F. Poulenc – Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
C. Saint-Saëns – Carnival of the Animals (with speaker)
Susan de Burgh & Ed LeBarron – pianos
Concert, 2:30 pm, Sunday, April 15, 2018

Two piano soloists, Susan de Burgh and Ed LeBarron, will perform the highly entertaining Carnival of the Animals (with speaker) by C. Saint-Saëns and F. Poulenc’s exhilarating Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra